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  • CGMikeS published Glastonbury 2017 - Backstage 'rider' demands for Ed Sheeran, Foo...
    The backstage request lists for three of this year's biggest Glastonbury festival stars have been revealed - making for some very interesting reading. A-list celebrities are known for outlandish requests of food and drink to be made available to them backstage. According to rock legend Eddie Van Halen used to request a big bowl of M and M's, with all the brown ones removed, as part of his backstage "rider". Read next: Everything you need to know to survive the festival season in...

    Glastonbury 2017 - Backstage 'rider' demands for Ed Sheeran, Foo...



  • CGMikeS published 16 firefighters are called out to rescue a pony stuck in brambles...
    A team of 16 firefighters was called to rescue a pony which was stuck in a hedge near Camborne. A crew on three appliances attended the incident at Carn Entral Farm at around 9am on Thursday (June 22). On arrival they were tasked with rescuing a pony which was entangled in thick brambles between a hedge and a wall. Read next: Naked man chases shocked woman and her children down a Padstow street The Tolvaddon-based firefighters used a harness and lines to rescue the small pony from behind...

    16 firefighters are called out to rescue a pony stuck in brambles...



  • CGMikeS published Huge haulage lorry gets stuck while trying to take a very tight...
    This was the scene on a busy road in Par on Thursday afternoon after a large haulage lorry got stuck while attempting to take a tight corner. The lorry was carrying a JCB when the driver realised he wouldn't be able to manoeuvre his vehicle around the corner under the railway bridge close to the docks on Harbour/Par Moor Road. Read next: Naked man chases shocked woman and her children down a Padstow street The road was blocked in both directions while recovery teams worked to remove the lorry...

    Huge haulage lorry gets stuck while trying to take a very tight...



  • HannahCL published This is what people in Perranporth had to say about diggers...
    Diggers spotted moving tonnes of sand from the dunes at Perranporth beach have sparked a huge debate in the seaside town.Many locals have been left angry by the steps taken by The Watering Hole and the Surf Life Saving Club to re-disperse sand build up behind the buildings.Complaints were made to the parish council by residents claiming that the work was being undertaken to build a stage area for the upcoming Tunes in the Dunes festival.Read more: Drugs seized and one arrest after police raid on...

    This is what people in Perranporth had to say about diggers...



  • HannahCL published New photos and video reveal the extent of damage after devastatin...
    Almost one fifth of St Agnes Beacon lies blackened, still smouldering and smoking two days after a devastating gorse fire.Fire crews and rangers from the National Trust could still be seen hosing hot spots where flames were still reigniting from the ground, earlier today.Read more: Bishop of Truro left appalled by report into abuse cover up by the Church of EnglandWe met with lead ranger Steven Sudworth, who took us around the area opposite St Agnes Head to show us the extent of the damage...

    New photos and video reveal the extent of damage after devastatin...



  • DaveCDM published Devonport tower blocks are clad in same material as tragic...
    Three tower blocks in Plymouth are clad using the same flammable material that was used on the Grenfell Tower in London, it has been revealed. The 16-storey tall towers in Devonport, known as the Lynher, Tamar and Tavy buildings, are now having their fire p[recaustions checked urgently and will be monitored round the clock by security teams. Residents have been informed of the of the potential fire risk to their buildings, the Plymouth Herald reports. One lady said residents of the red,...

    Devonport tower blocks are clad in same material as tragic...



  • Tom_Gainey published Cornwall got its first glimpse of GWR's new Hitachi Penzance to...
    Penzance turned out in force this morning to welcome Great Western Railway's new and advanced 'bullet' train on its maiden journey to Cornwall. GWR's new 10-carriage Intercity Express Train promises to bring passengers more seats, more services and reduced journey times with the special journey from London to Cornwall hoping to highlight the benefits. "We know how important the railway is to the economies and communities of the South West", said GWR Commercial Development...

    Cornwall got its first glimpse of GWR's new Hitachi Penzance to...



  • Oli_Vergnault commented Geothermal power plant could be built near Redruth in Cornish...
    Redruth is set to be at the heart of a new Cornish energy revolution after a £10 million investment in a geothermal technology project was announced for the town. Geothermal Engineering Ltd, (GEL) who recently re-issued tender for drilling a geothermal heat well at Jubilee Pool in Penzance, is set to begin exploratory drilling at Union Down.If the test site proves a success, a power plant could be operational by 2020, and could produce enough electricity to fully supply up to 1,500...

    Geothermal power plant  could be built near Redruth in Cornish...



  • CGMikeS published Naked man chases shocked woman and her children down a Padstow...
    A woman and her children were left startled after a naked man chased them down a street in Padstow. The woman called police at around 5pm on Monday (June 19), reporting that a man wearing only a backpack came out of a churchyard as she was walking along Church Lane with her children. The man pursued the family for a short distance before running off into a nearby wooded area. Read next: Body of an elderly man found in Padstow as police investigate unexplained death Police scoured the...

    Naked man chases shocked woman and her children down a Padstow...



  • Shannon_Hards published Here are the places you can bag free stuff on your birthday
    It's only right that you get spoiled on your birthday but if you don't have generous friends who will do that for you, luckily these establishments will. Leave your wallet at home - these bars, restaurants and takeaways are waiting to shower you with freebies. Read more: New bullet train to dart through Cornwall for the first time today Whether you're growing old gracefully or not, we've found some of the best birthday offers out there. Just consider it a hand wrapped gift from us, to...

    Here are the places you can bag free stuff on your birthday